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Astragalus  minthorniae (Rydb.) Jeps.  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  minthorniae (Rydb.) Jeps.  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsHamosa minthorniae Rydb. (basionym)
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.CaliforniaNevada
rocky slopes
Altitude1300-2300m
Description adpressed, coarsely hirsute, leaves 4-17cm, leaflets 7-17 pairs, obovate, flowers 7-35 in dense raceme, pod erect, 15-30mm, compressed, coriaceous, adpressed hirsute
Size5-25cm
Colorwhite, purple
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyCronquist, A. et al. (1972-2005) Intermountain Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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